Our Perfect Wedding's Kayise Ngqula opens up about the death of her husband

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Kayise Ngqula.
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  • Kayise Ngqula opened up about losing her husband, Farai Sibanda, three years after his death.
  • The former Our Perfect Wedding presenter spoke about his death in an interview on SABC talk show Motswako.
  • In the same interview, Patrick Shai's daughter, Tshepiso, also spoke about losing her father.

Former Our Perfect Wedding presenter Kayise Ngqula opened up about losing her husband and father of their son, Farai Sibanda, three years after his death following a car accident.

Sibanda succumbed to his injuries in June 2022 following a week-long stay in ICU, while Ngqula sustained severe injuries. They had only been married for 10 months when the tragedy struck.

"I knew that I was gonna get fine, I know that I was broken and battered now, but I had faith that I would live and so should my husband," she said in an interview on SABC 2 talk show Motswako. "So, death was just not part of the plan."

"I had to understand that what was happening was not in my power, and mine was to take my life and move forward."

In another segment, the daughter of late veteran actor Patrick Shai, Tshepiso, also speaks about losing her father. Shai died by suicide in January.

"He really just shared that he wants to be at peace, and not only peace, but he really doesn't want to bother anyone," she said. "And when the news broke out, it was a shock for not only myself but my entire family.

"We thought that we were doing better."

The interviews air on SABC 2 (DStv 192) on Thursday at 20:30. Motswako is in its 21st and final season.

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